Hurricane Safety Tips

Hurricane season runs through November 30, and being prepared is important. Preparing for the arrival of severe weather as well as cleaning up after a storm can sometimes pose safety risks. “The safety of the community is one of our utmost concerns during a severe weather event,” said Daniel Haight, MD, Lakeland Regional Health Vice […]

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No-Guilt Chicken Parmesan

By MAYO CLINIC STAFF Many chicken Parmesan recipes are drowning in cheese — and calories. This lighter version is finished with a sprinkling of mozzarella. 4 chicken breasts (4 ounces each) 2 egg whites 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons dry basil 2 teaspoons dry oregano 1 teaspoon garlic powder […]

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My Cardiac Journey

Jerry McCarty has had open heart surgery, two heart attacks and five stents, but that doesn’t stop the 69-year-old from hopping on an exercise bike early one weekday morning. In fact, his cardiac events are his motivation for exercising. So are his three sons, seven grandchildren and his wife of 50 years. Recent studies by […]

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Depression Is Very Treatable

By DANNA COSTA-SAHS, PsyD, MA Depression is a serious mental illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Reaching out for help when you feel depressed is extremely important. Equally important is recognizing signs and symptoms in those around you so you can assist.  Depression is one of […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Launches GET ACTIVE!

  Lakeland Regional Health is excited to announce a new community health program – Get Active! Get Active encourages regular physical activity and supports making healthy life changes in a social atmosphere. The program will offer a FREE monthly low impact fitness class taught by wellness partner, the YMCA of West Central Florida, and a […]

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Crab Cakes, Minus the Filler

By MAYO CLINIC STAFF Too many crab cakes are like breaded hockey pucks. These crab cakes are mixed with a light filling of egg whites, lemon juice, fresh dill and Old Bay seasoning. Then, they’re baked instead of fried. Don’t overmix! 1 can or pouch (16 ounces) crab meat 2 egg whites 3 tablespoons reduced-fat […]

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